Originally Posted by Bearnabas
This is where it is most difficult I think for Christians to practice the kind of "ecumenical-ness" that Scott was defining in the original post... It's like believing that the doctor who went to medical school knows what he's talking about when referring to your friend's life-threatening illness, and also believing an alternative medicine doctor.... When it comes to your own life or the life of someone you care about, you want to get it right...
I hadn't really thought of this fear of divine punishment with eternal damnation in christians if they have a metaphysical deviation from their original paradigm. [ Start the Emperor's theme
Yikes! what would you suggest I do to avoid activating this fear in christians?